iOS background behavior

J. Landman Gay jacque at
Tue Mar 3 15:39:35 EST 2020

On 3/3/20 10:46 AM, Mark Waddingham via use-livecode wrote:
> On 2020-03-03 16:30, J. Landman Gay via use-livecode wrote:
>> You can test, the app runs fine. You just can't submit to the App
>> Store with that key in the plist.
>> I have the same problem. All our users who can't update to iOS 13 will
>> be stuck back at the login screen after every phone call. Apple is
>> being very short sighted about this.
> Brief google searches seem to suggest that since a-not-yet-determined
> version of iOS the lack of the relevant plist key (exits-on-suspend)
> means that the app will not exit on suspend... I found a reference to
> saying this change happened in iOS11 onwards - but couldn't find an
> explicit reference to it.
> So, in theory, that means that not having the key will mean your app
> should work the same on iOS11+ (again, this isn't anything I've tested
> myself, just info gleaned from google).

That's an improvement I guess, though it reverses the problem; there are some apps that do want 
the user to get pushed back to the launch screen every time. But I think that's a much rarer 

Jacqueline Landman Gay         |     jacque at
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